Author: Jan Scholten
0.1.3 Word of thanks
I want to thank the homeopathic community who has given me all the knowledge on which I could build further.
Many thanks go to my colleagues at the Homeopatisch Artsencentrum Utrecht for their support, reviewing the text, testing my ideas in practice and providing cases: Rea de Gans, Maria Klompé, Anton Kramer, Alex Leupen, Sonja Obbink, Mary van der Steur and Gerard Wiringa.
I like to thank the homeopaths of my study group for their support, much valued ideas and participation in dream provings: Corine Bode, Arnold Deckers, Leo van Gelder, Pieter Kuiper, Frans Maan, Marguerite Pelt, Rob Peters, Enna Stallinga, Riek Taekema, Anne Wirtz and Maarten Wouters.
I thank all the homeopaths that have contributed to my development, especially Boericke, Boeninghausen, Farrington, Alphons Geukens, Bill Gray, Samuel Hahnemann, Hering, Kent, Louis Klein, Jost Künzli, Masi Elisalde, Massimo Mangialavori, Roger Morrison, Rajan Sankaran, Jonathan Shore, George Vithoulkas and Arij Vrijlandt.
I thank Robert Müntz for preparing many new plants for me (www.remedia.at). He had confidence in my project and could see its significance. This book has become much more valuable through his contribution.
I want to thank my patients who told their stories, trusted to take my prescriptions and allowed me to publish their stories. Without them this book would not exist.
For providing cases of their patients I thank Jacco van Beek, Ina ter Beek, Kate Cross, Martin Jakob, Lou Klein, Anton Kramer, Pieter Kuiper, Frans Kusse, Markus Kuntosch, Monika Lang, Alex Leupen, Gio Meijer, Maja Miedema, Resie Moonen, Sonja Obbink, Marguerite Pelt, Cynthia Shepard, Enna Stallinga, John Summerville, Abhay Tawalkar, Anne Wirtz and Ulrich Welte.
I thank Kate Cross for her support in all the provings and Jürgen Dentzinger for supporting her in the organisation of them.
I thank the participants in the Lamu provings: Heike Aden-Schöppach, Máirín Begley, Kate Cross, Hannah Cuppen, Maria Davits, Jürgen Dentzinger, Martin Jakob, Isabel Klein, Anton Kramer, Monika Lang, Patricia Leroux, Robert Müntz, Franziska Prosser, Hans Reijnen, Mieke Reijen, Margret Tönnis and Ans Verbeek.
I thank the participants in the Kenton provings: Kate Cross, Maria Davits, Leo van Gelder, Marin Jakob, Isabel Klein, Anton Kramer, Pieter Kuiper, Monika Lang, Robert Müntz, Sonja Obbink, Franziska Prosser, Franz Swoboda Gabriele Swoboda-Doenz and Margret Tönnis.
I wish to thank the many participants of my seminars for their contribution in picture provings. I wish to thank many homeopaths, especially of my study group and others for their participation in dream and meditation provings. I thank Matilde Flores, Melanie Grimes and Sally WIlliams for their psoving contributions.
For proof reading the text I want to thank Louis Klein, Maria Klompé, Anton Kramer, Pieter Kuiper, Sonja Obbink.
For checking the text on English I thank Roger Savage, John Summerville, Carolyn Burdet, Deborah Collins and Sally Williams.
I thank my friends Lou Klein and Pieter Kuiper for writing their foreword.
I thank Frans Maan to pointing me to the Apg classification. He published the first attempt to a classification of the Plant kingdom.
I want to thank the persons of the Botanical garden of Utrecht and Leiden for helping to identify plants and increasing my botanical and taxonomical knowledge, especially Hans Persoon and Paul Maas.
I want to thank my family for the backgrounds they offered me to develop myself and to become capable of the discoveries and development I have made.
Silent thanks go to all the musicians who have inspired me: Ali Farka Touré, Ry Cooder, Enya, Kitaro, Bach, Ravel, Simba Wanyika, Yousou N’dour, Ravi Shankar, Keith Jarret and Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd.
Special thanks go to Nature, the elements and especially Water. Baths have induced a lot of inspiration.
A special position has my wife Maria Davits. I thank her from my whole heart for all the love and support she has given me in writing this book. She has given me much help and advice and has accepted me being busy so much with this work. I want to thank her especially for her permission to use her painting for the cover of this book.